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Hexter, Ralph

Reading the Past Across Space and Time

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Table of contents

1. Reading the Past Across Space and Time: Receptions and World Literature
Brenda Deen Schildgen, Ralph Hexter

Part I. Epic Receptions

2. Epic Worlds
Ralph Hexter

3. Recycling the Epic: Gilgamesh on Three Continents
Wai Chee Dimock

4. “Wheels Working Together: The Popol Wuj and Time Commences in Xibalbá as Markers of a Maya Cosmovision”
Arturo Arias

5. Reception Configurations: The Case of European Epic in India
Brenda Deen Schildgen

6. Formal Experiments in Margaret Atwood’s The Penelopiad

Zina Giannopoulou

Part II. Greek Philosophical Receptions

7. Disagreement and Reception: Peripatetics Responding to the Stoic Challenge
Jan Szaif

8. “Now We Must Consider That Some of the Ancients Discovered the Truth”: Reception and Antiquity in Ancient Neoplatonism
Michael Griffin

9. Reading and Commenting on Aristotle’s Rhetoric in Arabic
Uwe Vagelpohl

Part III. Drama and Receptions

10. A Third Antike: Hans Henny Jahnn’s Medea and the Introduction of the “Sumerian” to Modern German Literature
Adam Siegel

11. American Bushido: A Kabuki Play Transplanted
Robert Borgen

12. Tamil “Translation,” French Orientalism, and Indian Dramatic Traditions in Louis Jacolliot’s La Devadassi (1868)
Kristen Bergman Waha

Part IV. Lyric Receptions

13. Goethe’s Chinesisch-deutsche Jahres- und Tageszeiten: Vernacular Universal, Erotica Sinica, and the Temporality of Nachträglichkeit

Chunjie Zhang

14. The Mediterranean Metaphor
Kevin Batton

15. Inventing China: The American Tradition of Translating Chinese Poetry
Michelle Yeh

Part V. Politics and Sociology of Reception

16. Meaning, Reception, and the Use of Classics: Theoretical Considerations in a Chinese Context
Zhang Longxi

17. The Sociology of Reception
Gisèle Sapiro

18. Afterword
Brenda Deen Schildgen, Ralph Hexter

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Postcolonial/World Literature, Asian Literature, Literary History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Geocriticism and Spatial Literary Studies
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137558855
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-56543-3

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